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Civil Rights in Black and White: Two Stories of the 1960s Struggle (2/10)


10 Feb 6-8pm

Graduate Liberal Studies cordially invites students, faculty, alumni, prospective students, and guests for a panel discussion:

Civil Rights in Black and White: Two Stories of the 1960s Struggle

Panelists:
Andrew Aydin, MALS '12
Co-author with The Honorable John Lewis of MARCH I, MARCH II, and soon to be released MARCH III

Edward H. Peeples, Ph.D. and James Hershman, Ph.D.
Author and co-researcher of Scalawag: A White Southerner’s Journey through Segregation to Human Rights Activism

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
6:00 p.m. Reception and Book-Signing
7:00 p.m. Panel Discussion

The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice. Today’s calls for justice and human rights (Black Lives Matter, sentencing reform) are the legacy of earlier struggles, including those that achieved political and social change in 1960s America. Two unique human perspectives on those times, one black/one white, remind us there can be no substitute for understanding our national experience as we work to achieve progress today and in the future. As Martin Luther King Jr. wrote in his 1963 Letter from a Birmingham Jail: Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.

Getting Here:
For a campus map and driving directions, please refer to the below links. If you plan to drive, please park in the Southwest Garage (use 3611 Canal Road as the address for directions using GPS). This is the garage for university visitors.

Campus Map
Driving Directions

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by as soon as possible by calling 202-687-5706 or emailing riddera@georgetown.edu at least five (5) business days prior to the event. A good faith effort will be made to fulfill requests received after that point.

This event is hosted by Graduate Liberal Studies at Georgetown University, which includes a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies and a Doctor of Liberal Studies.

RSVP:
RSVP for prospective students RSVP for current students and industry guests

Georgetown University Main Campus

37th & O Sts, NW , Leavey Conference Center, Faculty Club
Washington, District of Columbia 20057

Add to Calendar 2016-02-10 18:00 2016-02-10 20:00 America/New_York Civil Rights in Black and White: Two Stories of the 1960s Struggle (2/10) Graduate Liberal Studies cordially invites students, faculty, alumni, prospective students, and guests for a panel discussion: Civil Rights in Black and White: Two Stories of the 1960s Struggle Panelists: Andrew Aydin, MALS '12 Co-author with The Honorable John Lewis of MARCH I, MARCH II, and soon to be released MARCH III Edward H. Peeples, Ph.D. and James Hershman, Ph.D. Author and co-researcher of Scalawag: A White Southerner’s Journey through Segregation to Human Rights Activism Wednesday, February 10, 2016 6:00 p.m. Reception and Book-Signing 7:00 p.m. Panel Discussion The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice. Today’s calls for justice and human rights (Black Lives Matter, sentencing reform) are the legacy of earlier struggles, including those that achieved political and social change in 1960s America. Two unique human perspectives on those times, one black/one white, remind us there can be no substitute for understanding our national experience as we work to achieve progress today and in the future. As Martin Luther King Jr. wrote in his 1963 Letter from a Birmingham Jail: Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. Getting Here: For a campus map and driving directions, please refer to the below links. If you plan to drive, please park in the Southwest Garage (use 3611 Canal Road as the address for directions using GPS). This is the garage for university visitors. Campus Map Driving Directions Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by as soon as possible by calling 202-687-5706 or emailing riddera@georgetown.edu at least five (5) business days prior to the event. A good faith effort will be made to fulfill requests received after that point. This event is hosted by Graduate Liberal Studies at Georgetown University, which includes a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies and a Doctor of Liberal Studies. RSVP: Georgetown University Main Campus , 37th & O Sts, NW , Leavey Conference Center, Faculty Club Washington, District of Columbia, United States 20057 MM/DD/YYYY